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How much difference can one man with one song make?

Willie Nelson has a new hit song out coming out soon. Well at least I hope it's gonna be a hit song. I hope it's all over the radio and TV. Can't wait to hear to hear the tune but like the sound of the words, and they resonate well enough to me.
Read the lyrics and hear the story at --  http://www.kucinich.us/nelson_poe_song.php. There are other stories just apply a little Google.

When I was 13 or 14 I remember hearing lots of Dylan and Baez on WLS. That was a long time ago (Art Roberts, Dick Biondi, East of Midnight...) but the point is, I wonder if they really realized the messages that were being presented by some of the music, if they knew the potent message behind that silly song, "Where Have all the Flowers Gone", that was on the air all the time. Once I saw the Lennon Sisters perform the Ring around the Rosie Rag on Lawrence Welk and just stood in amazement thinking of those pink dresses doing the ring around the rosie in the middle of the night....

Understand that this was corporate media of the time -- it was just naive.

They are probably smarter than that now and Willie is right, you'll probably never hear this on your TV or radio. I think it might be time for us to tune up our guitars and sing out.
Wonder no more 31.Dec.2003 15:39

jlii

"I wonder if they really realized the messages that were being presented by some of the music,"

YES

Willie Rules! 31.Dec.2003 21:03

Former Texan

Willie Nelson for President!

gooden hopen 31.Dec.2003 22:55

dude

Hope the song is as good as the words.

Hope the song is desseminated to the heard.